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 Question 38460: x= 2y-1 and 2x+y=81 solve using substitution x=? y=? show work please thank you!! Click here to see answer by prabhjyot(164)

 Question 38463: The perimeter of a rectangle is 56 in. the length is 5 less thean the width. Find the demensions. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38467: The perimeter of a triangle is 100 in. the base is 4 inches greater then the legs. What are the lengths? Base=? Leg=? Leg? show work thanks so much!! Click here to see answer by lyra(94)

 Question 38602: Two similar triangles have sides in the ratio of 4:5. What is the ratio of their perimeters? A regular square pyramid has a base with edges 16 and height 15. What is the volume and surface area of the pyramid? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 38601: Two spheres have a radii in the ratio of 3:4. What is the ratio of their areas? Two similar pyramids have base edges in the ratio of 3:4. What is the ratio of their volumes? Two similar cones have a surface areas in the ratio of 16 to 25. What is the ratio of their volumes? The measure of the angles of a triangle are in the ratio of 2: 4: 14. What is the measure of the largest angle of the triangle? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 38791: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 4 cm. longer than one leg and 18 cm. longer than teh other leg. Find te lenght of each side of the triangle. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38897: The height of a triangle is twice the base. The area is 9 square inches. find the area. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38952: Hi! I have trouble with this word problem. Can you help me? A rectangle and square have the same width, but the rectangles length is 5m longer than the squares. Their area is 133m(squared). Find the dimensions. I have tried rectange=l+5 square= l then I did l+l+5=133 -5=-5 2l=128 i divided by 2 and got l=64m I dont think that is right. Can you help me? If you could help me that would be great, but if not I'll try to work it out differently. Thanks, Melissa Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38962: The length of a picture is 4 feet less than twice its width. To frame it, 76 feet of framing are needed. Find the dimensions of the picture. (This is not from a textbook) Thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38967: Hi! I nned help with just this one problem. If you could help it wuold be greatly appreciated. The height of the flagpole is 3/4 the height of the school. The difference in their height is 4.5m. What is the height of each? I am thankful to all tutors out their who help students like me. You are awesome. If you can help me that would be great. Thanks. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 39032: If f(x,y) = x+2y what is a.f(3,5) b.f(5,3) c.f(a,b) d.f(b,a) Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 39034: 12.Mr. Coyne has some dimes and quarters. He has twice as many dimes as quarters. The total value of his coins is \$8.10. How many dimes does he have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)
 Question 39034: 12.Mr. Coyne has some dimes and quarters. He has twice as many dimes as quarters. The total value of his coins is \$8.10. How many dimes does he have? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 39035: The length of a rectangle is three times its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 348. Find its lengths Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 39035: The length of a rectangle is three times its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 348. Find its lengths Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 39039: the perimeter of an isoscles triangle is 48 inches. The length of the base of the triangle is 4 inches greater than the length of either leg. what is the length of the base of the triangle? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 39045: suppose the perimeter of the rectangle and the perimeter of the triangle are equal. the rectangle has 4 on the left side and x+3 on the bottom and the triangle is 2x on all three sides. a. write and equation in terms of x to represent this situation b. solve the equation for x c. Find the length of the rectangle d.Find the length of each side of the triangle thank you Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 39045: suppose the perimeter of the rectangle and the perimeter of the triangle are equal. the rectangle has 4 on the left side and x+3 on the bottom and the triangle is 2x on all three sides. a. write and equation in terms of x to represent this situation b. solve the equation for x c. Find the length of the rectangle d.Find the length of each side of the triangle thank you Click here to see answer by KneesAndToes(13)

 Question 38904: the 13th and 18th terms of AP are 25 and 45 respctively. (a) calculate the common difference. (b) calculate its first term Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38681: I am trying to determine the slope of a backyard to set an above ground swimming pool. The manufacturer states a slope of greater than 3 degrees is not suitable. Great but how can I determine the level of slope present? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 39576: A rectangle has sides of 3x-4 and 7s+10. Find the expression that represents its perimeter. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 39619: The package of a model car states that the ratio of the length of a real car is 1:25. What is the ratio of the amount of paint required to cover the model to the amount required to cover the real car? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 39699: A corporate jet has a speed of 600 miles per hour in still air. The jet travels directly north and encouters a 70 mile per hour wind blowing due east. Find the resulting speed of the plane. Round your answer to the nearest mile per hour. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 39700: What is the magnitude and direction of the vector {-5,12}? The direction is measured from the positive x-axis. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 39760: The strength of a steel bar is proporitional to its cross-sectional area. A steel bar is 3/4 in. wide and 1/2 in. thick. How many times stronger tyhan this bar is a steel bar thet is 1.5 in. wide and 1.5 in. thick? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 40070: Floor plans for a building have the four corners of a room located at the points (2,3), (11,6), (-3,18) and (8,21). determine whether the side through the point (2,3) and (11,6) is perpendicular to the side throught the points (2,3) and (-3,18). Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 39881: You are standing 8 feet from a circular swimming pool. The distance to a point of tangency is 16 feet. What is the radius of the pool? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 39880: You are standing 8 feet from a circular swimming pool. The distance to a point of tangency is 16 feet. What is the radius of the pool? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 40285: The length of a picture is 1 inch less than twice its width. The frame around the picture has a uniform width of 2 inches and an area of 96 square inches. What are the dimensions of the picture? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 40234: A pie-shaped (triangular) lake-front lot has a perimeter of 1000 ft. One side is 100 ft longer than the shortest side, while the third side is 300 ft longer than the shortest side. Find the lengths of all three sides. Click here to see answer by wuwei96815(245)

 Question 40528: if a 12' flagpole casts an 18' shadow at the same time that a nearby building casts a 72' shadow, how tall is the building? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 40655: a survey of 400 people found that 66 were left handed.what percent of those surveyed were left handed? Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 40651: a chemist has 300 millititers of solution that is 18% acid.how many milliliters of acid are in the solution? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 40712: 2.5 44) Geometry. The lenght of a recetangular playing field is 5 feet less than twice its width. If the perimeter of the playing dield is 230 ft, find the lenght and width of the field. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 40749: A cow is tethered to a ring on the outside of a barn, 4 meters from one of the corners. The barn is 16 meters wide by 34 meters long. The rope is 50 meters in length. Find the cow's grazing area. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 40643: 54. A bicyclist rode into the county for 5 h. In returning, her speed was 5 mi/h faster and the trip took 4h. What was her speed each way. Click here to see answer by rajagopalan(158)

 Question 41079: *******A picture frame is 20 cm by 12 cm. There are 84cm^2 of a picture showing. Find the width of the frame.**** please help, i reall need this problem, it my grade Click here to see answer by Paul(988)